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    by or through

    Dear teachers,
    I know I can say 'by business methods'. Can I say 'through business methods' ?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang


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    Re: by or through

    Quote Originally Posted by jiang View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I know I can say 'by business methods'. Can I say 'through business methods' ?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang
    Yes you can
    through = by the means or instrumentality of; by the way or agency of

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    Re: by or through

    Dear svartnik,
    Thank you very much for your explanation.
    Best wishes,
    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Yes you can
    through = by the means or instrumentality of; by the way or agency of

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    Re: by or through

    Dear svartnik,
    Thank you very much for your explanation.
    Best wishes,
    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Yes you can
    through = by the means or instrumentality of; by the way or agency of

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